- A Bachelor of Science and/or Masters of Science (BS/MS) in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business, Logistics, or related scientific/technical discipline
- A minimum of five (5) years of progressive experience in acquisition and sustainment of military flight simulation training systems
- Minimum of two years of experience directly related to virtual flight simulation activities
- Instructor experience in at least 3 Major Weapon Systems (MWSs)
- Possess and maintain a current Top Secret security clearance, (or the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance) and be able to obtain and maintain Special Access Program/Special Access Required clearances
- Knowledge and skills necessary to prepare/develop operational support plans, briefings/reports to MAJCOM-level equivalent staff, and post-event reports; manage training activities; manage projects to completion; and complete taskings as contained below
The Simulation and DMO Program Manager is responsible for accomplishing the following tasks as directed by the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR.
- The Contractor shall extract and assemble data from Government files, records and other documents in order to analyze, evaluate, and improve Reserve aircrew and non-rated operator performance during virtual events and exercises.
- The Contractor shall develop and write operational support plans including, but not limited to, Enabling Concepts, Implementation Plans (I-Plans), Programming Plans (P-Plans), training plans and way-ahead roadmaps. The Contractor shall submit any operational support plan recommendations to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR for review and approval
- The Contractor shall provide assistance to Reserve units for virtual training events including, but not limited to, scheduling events, assigning and integrating aircrews and non-rated operators, preparing objective assessments, evaluating event reports, and performing detailed analyses of Reserve aircrew and non-rated operator performance for future training improvement.
3.1.4 The Contractor shall obtain post-event feedback from Reserve aircrews and non-rated operators pertaining to the quality of simulation and DMO events. The Contractor shall prepare detailed training and DMO event reports that assimilate Reserve aircrew and non-rated operator experiences and their recommendations as related to simulation and DMO event participation. The Contractor shall submit after action and trip reports to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR for review and approval in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.1.4.
3.1.5 The Contractor shall prepare and present briefings and talking/position/background papers (herein called reports) to HQ AFRC staff personnel, other Government personnel, and/or Government-associated organizations regarding Reserve participation in DMO related events and exercises. The Contractor shall submit the briefings and/or reports to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR for review and approval in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.3.2 (briefing) and 5.3.3 (report).
3.1.6 The Contractor shall support/attend simulation and DMO related meetings and interface with other Air Force and Department of Defense agencies and organizations as directed by the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR. In this regard, the Contractor shall travel to various locations within the continental United States to participate in meetings, virtual exercises and other DMO related events. The contractor will recommend decisions to the COR and not make decisions on behalf of AFRC. Travel is expected to average approximately three (3) days per month, but may exceed this number from time to time. Travel shall be approved in advance by the HQ A3TD COR. The Contractor shall submit meeting minutes or a trip report as directed by the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.3.3.
3.1.7 The Contractor shall assist the AFRC Simulation Operations and Integration Officer with those tasks and responsibilities necessary to sustain Reserve unit participation in simulation and DMO related events and exercises. The Contractor shall actively seek out and identify operational problems affecting the quality of Reserve unit participation in DMO events and exercises. The Contractor shall coordinate with DMOC, DTOC, MAJCOMS,COCOMs, SAF and Air Staff representatives in resolving issues. The Contractor shall recommend solutions to the problems identified to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR. The Contractor shall submit the recommendations/courses of action/analyses of alternatives to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR for review and approval in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.1.2.
3.1.8 The Contractor shall communicate with Reserve units to identify equipment shortfalls in hardware and software, and/or regulatory permissions to meet the scheduled participation dates. The Contractor shall develop and recommend solutions to the HQ AFRC/A3TD COR two (2) months prior to a training event and follow-up no later than one (1) month prior for the units to participate in the scheduled event. The Contractor shall prepare and submit recommended solutions in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.1.7.
3.1.9 The Contractor shall work within the AFRC staffing software program, currently the Task Management Tool (TMT). The Contractor shall prepare the tasking response for review and approval prior to TMT input in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.1.8.
3.1.10 The Contractor shall attend all available Program Objective Memorandum (POM) Panel meetings, National Guard and Reserve Equipment Appropriations (NGREA) Program Management Reviews (PMRs), NGREA meetings, and associated budget meetings, as directed, that affect the AFRC/A3TD office. The Contractor shall assist the AFRC Simulation Operations and Integration office in appropriately executing the AFRC/A3TD P-Plans, I-Plans and Enabling Concepts as it pertains to the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution system and the NGREA Report (NGRER). The Contractor shall develop/prepare a simulator equipment plan and spend plan for the annual AFRC Modernization Book in accordance with PWS paragraphs 5.1.9 and 5.1.10, respectively. The Contractor shall prepare and post meeting minutes for any and all NGRER, Modernization Book and POM Panel sessions attended in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.3.4.
3.1.11 The Contractor shall attend Numbered Air Force (NAF) Combat Planning Councils (CPC), Weapons and Tactic Conference (WEPTAC) , AFRC F-16C Bi-Weekly Telecoms, All-Command Simulator Summits, AF/A3O-CL/CM Operations Management Group (OMG) meetings, Council of Colonel (CoC) Meetings and Video Tele Conferences (VTCs), AF/A3 General Officer Steering Group (GOSG) conferences, Distribute Warfare Integration Center (DWIC) PMRs, and A-10C Enterprise Process Teams (EPTs). The Contractor shall prepare meeting minutes for any and all sessions attended in accordance with PWS paragraph 5.3.4.
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